* David Simon, the creator of The Wire, weighs in on Baltimore. He points blame at a police force rooted in “a culture that taught them not the hard job of policing, but simply how to roam the city, jack everyone up, and call for the wagon.” F**k. [Talking Points Memo] * In Colorado, marriage is defined as one man and… well, that’s all you need actually. [Business Insider Law & Order] * No sooner did I tweet Chief Justice Roberts for his cynical inconsistencies than Brianne Gorod offers a more charitable theory about the jurist. [New Republic] * Hull takes a stab at explaining his problem with the parlance of email. [What About Clients?] * A fly on the wall at the post-Obergefell chambers conference. [Law Prof Blawg] * Professor Hasen examines Williams-Yulee. [Election Law Blog] * Another reality TV legal run-in: the restaurant from “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” settles a discrimination suit over an employee claiming she was fired for refusing to join a prayer session. I think the important question here is: there’s really a show called “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s”? [Missouri Lawyers Weekly] * Did you follow that child custody hearing over letting an 11-year-old attend a P!nk (is this how we write that now?) concert? Because it was crazypants. [Bronzino Law] * Could the Uber class action suit spell relief for contract attorneys? [Law and More] * Ballard Spahr’s Chair Mark Stewart talks about the competition between law firms and the distribution of… oh, face it, you just want to hear him talk about hiring Rogers Stevens of Blind Melon as an associate. [Bloomberg BNA / Big Law Business] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzXBlzvxuMs






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